Blantyre International University Bachelor of Public Administration and Political Science

Blantyre International University Bachelor of Public Administration and Political Science

Information about the Blantyre International University BIU Bachelor of Public Administration and Political Science for this Academic year. Applicants can find valuable insights regarding the subject on this page. Welcome to The above is information will assist you to make an informed decision.

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Brief History; Blantyre International University BIU) was established in 2008 to provide high quality university education for this century. This is predicated on its belief that education must be life-long – that education is not a spatial monopoly of something called the school and college; not a time-bound learning experience; there is no such thing as childhood education, adolescent education, youth education, or adult education.

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The aim of this degree is to contribute to the overall development of the nation by ushering in qualified, competent, critical and efficient technocrats who shall contribute positively in all departments of the public sector.

The focus of the BA (PM) degree programme is two pronged. It seeks to develop students into effective public administrators and managers capable of transforming the public sector to operate in the best interest of national development. It also seeks to develop students ethically through the governance component to ensure that good governance and ethics is sustained throughout the government bureaucracy.

Aim of the Programme

The aim of the programme is to offer students the technical and practical skills of public management, whilst ensuring that the aspect of good governance and corporate ethics are adhered.


By the end of this programme, students should be able to:

a) Demonstrate a firm theoretical grounding on a wide range of public administration and management schools of thought;
b) Develop their analytical and higher cognitive skills to solve public sector related problems;
c) Become decision makers and leaders capable of successfully responding to the needs of the changing environment.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for admission into this programme will be subject to selective screening based on academic achievement at the secondary level and/or business experiences or work experience. The table below shows the standards for evaluating credentials for undergraduate admission.

Examination Minimum Requirement

Malawi School Certificate of Education [ MSCE ] or IGSCE/GSCE A full certificate with at least six credit passes including the following subjects:

• English
• Business Studies
• Principles of Accounting
• Mathematics
• Social Studies

A-Level               : One ‘A’ level pass
IB                          : One upper level pass
Mature Entry  : Work or Business Experience of three years or more

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